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A UK SURVEY SUGGESTS THAT 15.7% OF DOGS DIE FROM CANCER IN THE UK
Irish Wolfhounds - have a high risk of developing cancer
A survey of 3126 dogs conducted by Professor A.R. Michell and published in the Veterinary Record (Nov 27th 1999) concludes that, according to owners, 15.7% of dogs die from cancer. The following breeds appear to be prone to cancer :
Whereas, the following breeds appear to have a low risk of dying from cancer :
Updated October 2013